Mexican Taco Lasagna: A South-of-the-Border Flavor Fiesta ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿง€๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ

Embark on a culinary journey with our Mexican Taco Lasagnaโ€”a fusion of traditional Italian and vibrant Mexican flavors. This layered casserole features seasoned ground beef, zesty salsa, gooey cheese, and soft tortillas, creating a dish that’s as comforting as it is exciting. Get ready to enjoy the best of both worlds in every bite as you indulge in this flavor fiesta inspired by the richness of Mexican tacos.


For the Taco Seasoning:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water

For the Lasagna:

  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup salsa (your choice of heat)
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Sliced jalapeรฑos for extra heat (optional)


Prepare the Taco Seasoning:

  1. Cook Ground Beef:
  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain excess fat.
  1. Add Taco Seasoning:
  • Add the taco seasoning and water to the cooked ground beef. Simmer until the mixture thickens and is well seasoned. Set aside.

Assemble the Mexican Taco Lasagna:

  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 375ยฐF (190ยฐC).
  1. Layer the Casserole:
  • In a greased baking dish, start with a layer of small flour tortillas, covering the bottom.
  1. Add Taco Seasoned Beef:
  • Spread a portion of the taco-seasoned ground beef over the tortillas.
  1. Layer with Beans and Corn:
  • Sprinkle black beans and corn over the beef layer.
  1. Drizzle Salsa:
  • Drizzle a generous amount of salsa over the beans and corn.
  1. Add Cheese:
  • Sprinkle a layer of shredded Mexican cheese blend over the salsa.
  1. Repeat Layers:
  • Repeat the layers with tortillas, taco-seasoned beef, beans, corn, salsa, and cheese until you reach the top of the baking dish, finishing with a layer of cheese on top.
  1. Bake:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the lasagna is heated through.
  1. Garnish and Serve:
  • Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes. Garnish with dollops of sour cream, fresh cilantro, and sliced jalapeรฑos if desired.
  1. Slice and Enjoy:
    • Slice into portions and serve this Mexican Taco Lasagna hot, savoring the layers of flavor and textures.

With layers of soft tortillas, a delectable combination of taco-seasoned beef, salsa, beans, corn, and gooey cheese, our Mexican Taco Lasagna is the ultimate flavor fiesta. This delight from South of the Border combines the zest of Mexican tacos with the cozy embrace of lasagna. Savor the delight of a fusion feast that perfectly embodies the flavors of both culinary worlds by serving this dish to family and friends. ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿง€๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝโœจ